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Kangaroo-Inspired Robot Vehicle Follows and Never Leaves Its Master

 A new robotic vehicle has been developed in Japan with a maximum speed of 10 kilometers per hour and features a number of other capabilities.The robot is called RidRoid CanguRo, named after the ...

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Harvard's Robot Cockroach Walks, Swims, and Crawls Underwater

 A cockroach can survive underwater, but for only 30 minutes before suffering the consequences. This trait and the size of the insect has been applied in a robotic unit, enabling it to explo...

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New Autonomous Robot Cooks Burgers Under Five Minutes

A cheese burger. / Photo by: Cheparroyo via Pixabay The culinary arts have been obviously dominated by chefs for many years, and now, robots are joining the fray. A startup company, Cre...

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New Framework for Bipedal Robots Allows Dynamic Movement on Stepping Stones

 Some robots designed for disaster response and search-and-rescue missions have legs to access uneven and rugged terrain. However, the control algorithms for these units are not simple to develop...

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Pepper Robot Employed in New York Bank to Welcome, Entertain Customers

 Banks can employ robots to improve the flow of processes but in Manhattan, a robot called Pepper does more in the lobby of Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation on Fifth Avenue.Pepper is a huma...

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New Wheels Shapeshift from Round to Triangular to Adjust to Rough Terrain

 The quality and state of tire wheels affect the performance of a vehicle, and it is important in vehicles used in transportation and warfare. For warfare, scientists at DARPA and researcher...

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